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Talking Turkey: Benefit Fraudster Exposed

by | 10th, July 2007

YOU think you’ve got away with the crime of the century. Then, as your coach motors on to a sunny location, the driver loses control and the vehicle nearly plummets down a rocky ravine.

Suddenly, you’re in trouble .

That may sound like the final act of The Italian Job, but for Barry Marsh, it was the beginning of the end of a lucrative deception.

Marsh, from Portsmouth was on holiday in Turkey with his family when the coach he was travelling by overturned. The 45-year-old, who was apparently living on £82-a-week benefits due to a “bad back”, then spoke to a local newspaper about his holiday ordeal.

However, poor old Barry somewhat lost the run of himself and let slip to the journalist that

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